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First Broadcast in May, 1956, The Open Mind is still produced weekly by Richard D. Heffner, host, historian, and University Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers University. These dialogues with some of the most creative thinkers of the last half-century are a primary resource available to students, teachers, researchers, archivists, librarians, historians, journalists and all who are interested in history, biography, media, communications, news, and public affairs.

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Open Mind episode 1620: Sex and the Single Girl, Again! with Helen Gurley Brown Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Feminism
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Guests: King, Martin Luther with Waring, J. Waites Theme: Race
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Guest: Hook, Sidney Theme: Books
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Guest: Wiesel, Elie Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Guest: Friedman, Milton Theme: Public Affairs
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Guest: Buckley, William Theme: Biography
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Guest: Cousins, Norman Theme: Politics
Topics: Norman Cousins, Politics
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Guests: Malcolm X; Morrison, Alan; Walker, Wyatt Tee; Farmer, James (Original guests) Update Guests: Farmer, James and Walker, Wyatt Tee Theme: Civil Rights
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Guest: Westheimer, Ruth Theme: Sex Education
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Guest: Miller, Judith Theme: Current Events
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Guest: Thomas, Franklin Theme: Psychology
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Guest: Friendly, Fred Theme: Media
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Guest: Haide, Ma Theme: Foreign Affairs
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Guest: Rumsfeld, Donald Theme: The Presidency
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Guest: Friendly, Fred Theme: Media
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Guest: Sacks, Oliver (Neurology) Theme: Books Date: 1987-02-07
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Guest: Steel, Ronald Theme: Biography
Topics: Ronald Steel, Biography
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Guest: Salk, Jonas Theme: Science
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Guest: Buckley, William Theme: The Law
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Guest: Steinem, Gloria Theme: Feminism
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Guest: Tannen, Deborah Theme: Public Affairs
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Guest: Keohane, Nannerl O. Theme: Education
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Guest: Roosevelt, James; Farley, James A.; Wallace,Henry A.; Corcoran, Thomas G. (The Cork);Lindley, Ernest Theme: Current Events
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Open Mind episode 1000: "A Beautiful Mind" by Sylvia Nasar with Journalist Sylvia Nasar Betamax tape: available
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Guests: Burns, James MacGregor with Valenti, Jack Theme: Public Affairs
Topics: James MacGregor Burns, Jack Valenti, Public Affairs
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Guest: Postman, Neil Theme: Media
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Guest: Wachtler, Sol
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Guest: Schmertz, Herbert Theme: Television
Topics: Herbert Schmertz, Television
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Open Mind episode 483: The Sex Lives of Your Kids with Novelist, Journalist Lucinda Franks Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Children
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Guest: Peck, M. Scott Theme: Psychology Date: 1983-12-21
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Theme: biography Guest: Fred Allen & Steve Allen
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Topics: biography, comedy, Fred Allen, Steve Allen
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Guest: Wiesel, Elie Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Open Mind episode 1375: You Just Don't Understand with Educator, Author Deborah Tannen, specialist in Linguistics
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Guest: Gardner, Howard
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Guest: Caro, Robert Theme: Biography
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Guest: Tuchman, Barbara Theme: History
Topics: Barbara Tuchman, History
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Guest: Krugman, Paul Theme: Current Events
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Guest: Weisberg, Joseph
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Guest: Helen Gurley Brown Theme: Biography Date: September 15, 1998
Topics: biography, writing, Helen Gurley Brown
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Guest: Roiphe, Katie Theme: Feminism
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Guest: Rosenfeld, Harry M. Theme: Public Affairs
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Guest: Rubin, Gretchen Theme: American Experience
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Guest: Varmus, Dr. Harold
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Guest: Mailer, Norman Theme: Books
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Guest: Gabler, Neal
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Open Mind episode 341: The Gift of Fear with Author Gavin DeBecker, specialist in Private Investigator to the stars Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Children
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Guest: Rothwax, Harold J. Theme: The Law
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Guest: Safire, William Theme: Biography
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Guest: Westheimer, Joel
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Guest: Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah Theme: Foriegn Affairs
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Guest: Gomory, Dr. Ralph Theme: Psychology
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Open Mind episode 1594: Youth, Pornography, and the Internet with Scientist Herbert Ph.D. Lin Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Technology
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Guest: Pittman, Robert Theme: Media
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Guest: Foley, Dr. Kathleen Theme: Aging
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Guest: Rumsfeld, Donald Theme: The Presidency
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Guest: Soros, George Theme: Philanthropy
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Guest: Hechinger, Fred Theme: Education
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Guest: Gardner, John W. Theme: Biography
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Guest: Aber, Lawrence Theme: Children
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Guest: Kramer, Peter D. Theme: Mental Health
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Guest: Schlesinger, Arthur Theme: The Presidency
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Guest: Ogilvy, David Theme: Business
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Guest: Asimov, Isaac Theme: Biography
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Guest: Friedan, Betty Theme: Feminism
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Guest: Hechinger, Fred Theme: Education
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Guest: Peter Gay Theme: Psychiatry Date: April 3, 1988
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Topics: Peter Gay, Freud, psychiatry
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Guest: Whyte, William H. Theme: Sociology Date: 1982-10-15
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Guest: Krugman, Paul Theme: Current Events
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Guest: Volner, Jill Wine Theme: Politics
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Guest: Postman, Neil (Communications) Theme: Media Date: 1985-12-14
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Guest: Skinner, B.F.with Frankel, Charles and Kennedy, Eugene Theme: Psychology Date: 1974-07-14